The Nature Conservancy seeks a Field Programs Director to oversee its entire growing project portfolio in Africa. The Nature Conservancy is a world's leading conservation organization, working in 33 countries. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.
On behalf of a consultancy company we are looking for consultant for a REDD+ assignment for the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development in the Ivort Coast. Namely: Starting up a REDD+ Programme in Côte d'Ivoire: capacity strengthening and roadmap development. The goal is to strengthen REDD+ capacities and to develop a REDD+ roadmap.
Are you looking for a career in an international organization with an excellent reputation? Are you ready to write your name in the history of conservation in Africa? You are a Passionate, Dynamic young African with strong expertise in landscape conservation management. We give you the opportunity to offer solutions to the world's greatest challenges of today. Come and join us at WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature).
WWF is looking for a Head of Policy Engagement to be responsible for developing and delivering the Central Africa strand of the WWF and TRAFFIC illegal wildlife trade campaign, securing high level political and corporate commitments.
The IUCN Programme for Central and West Africa, PACO, seeks to recruit its Regional Protected Areas Programme (RPAP) Coordinator based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. He/she is both a senior member of the Programme that delivers the technical program of IUCN in Central and West Africa and of the IUCN Global Programme team that helps set strategic direction and define priorities for IUCN's broader engagement on biodiversity and protected areas conservation.
The VP, Africa Programs will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for all program areas. The position will be an integral part of JGI's senior management team that drives the overall strategy for the organization and represents the Institute on a national and global basis.
The Colobus Trust is looking for a Wildlife Vet Intern who can ensure that the veterinary and animal welfare aspects of the Trust are carried out in accordance with the Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB), PASA and the Trust's policies and procedures in order to achieve the highest quality animal care possible.
Post-doctoral research assistant required for an initial period of three years to investigate the pathogenesis of Lagos bat virus in its natural host and to determine the infection dynamics of a range of potentially-zoonotic viruses in African bats. This is part of a multifaceted collaborative project on infection dynamics in bats with Professor Wood (University of Cambridge), Professor Fooks (Animal Health & Veterinary Laboratories Agency) and others.
The African Forest Forum (AFF) is an association of individuals who share the pursuit and commitment to the sustainable management, use and conservation of the forest and tree resources of Africa for the betterment of the socio-economic wellbeing of its people and for the stability and improvement of its environment.
This position will facilitate biodiversity stewardship agreements with landowners located within the Upper Phongola section of the Enkangala Grassland Project in northern KZN. The Upper Phongola Stewardship Project, which is implemented and managed by WWF, is a joint initiative of the SANBI Grasslands Programme and WWF-SA, with additional technical support from the Mondi Wetlands Programme.
UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve currently has a paid position for a Volunteer coordinator/Research Officer. This is an exciting opportunity for the candidate to contribute at the early stages of the formation of a private nature reserve and watch it grow through their direct input. The role requires an extremely enthusiastic candidate who is able to inspire others with a passion for wildlife at a level beyond that of the realms of a typical TV documentary. The successful candidate will be truly committed to conservation and capable of confidently imparting a comprehensive knowledge of the field to the volunteers under their charge. Research forms an important part of the responsibilities of this position and plays a pivotal role in management decisions. Applicants should therefore be conversant with a wide range of baseline survey techniques and be meticulous and organised with data collection and analysis.
Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary requires a resident veterinarian. The current post-holder will complete their eighteen-month contract in early October 2012. The veterinarian is responsible for the daily health and welfare of the resident chimpanzees and administrative tasks to support the overall daily operation of the sanctuary.
The Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF) seeks suitably qualified Namibians under its SAREP and MCA Indigenous Natural Products projects, to be based in the Kavango region: Project Field Assistants (SAREP) and Project Coordinator (INP).
Save the Elephants (STE), www.savetheelephants.org, recognises the rapidly increasing demand for ivory as a threat to elephant survival. Seizures of illegal ivory, and ivory prices reached an all time high worldwide in 2011, accompanied by record levels of illegal killing of elephants in the four regions of Africa, which continues to escalate in 2012.